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La Ensenada

A beach not too far from this Caribbean town...

How to get and pay Becak

Yogyakarta

Actually, Becak is not only in Yogyakarta (Jogja). You...

Best Dosas in Town Maybe All of India

Kolkata (Calcutta)

Spent some time in South India but didn't have...

Kek Lok Si Temple

Penang Island

If you haven't already seen enough temples, this is...

Saturday Handicraft Market

Porto

On Saturday afternoons you can find the Portobello Fair...

Stay for at least a night in quiet Sabang

Sabang

Sabang is a soothing place with incredible, luscious surroundings--white...

Mui Nai Beach Not a Reason to Come to Ha Tien

Ha Tien

The famous father and son rock formation, which has...

Hitchhiking ok on Fernando de Noronha

Fernando De Noronha

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